Manual Reference Pages  - XkbTranslateKeySym (3)

NAME

XkbTranslateKeySym - Find the string and symbol associated with a keysym for a given keyboard state

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Arguments
Description

SYNOPSIS

int XkbTranslateKeySym (Display *dpy, KeySym *sym_inout, unsigned int mods, char *buf, int nbytes, int *extra_rtrn);    

ARGUMENTS

- dpy connection to X server
- sym_inout
  symbol to be translated; result of translation
- mods modifiers to apply to sym_inout
- buf buffer into which returned string is written
- nbytes size of buffer in bytes
- extra_rtrn
  number of bytes overflow

DESCRIPTION

XkbTranslateKeySym applies the transformations specified in mods to the symbol specified by sym_inout. It returns in buf the string, if any, associated with the keysym for the current locale. If the transformations in mods changes the keysym, sym_inout is updated accordingly. If the string returned is larger than nbytes, a count of bytes that does not fit into the buffer is returned in extra_rtrn. XkbTranslateKeySym returns the number of bytes it placed into buf.

RETURN VALUES

buf Returns the string, if any, associated with the keysym for the current locale.


X Version 11 XkbTranslateKeySym (3) libX11 1.5.0
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